11 Jan 2022
A biologist involved in popular education and a prolifically cited physicist have been appointed new honorary doctors of science
Kerstin Johannesson, an evolutionary biologist who readily goes to sea to find answers to the big questions, and Georg Kresse, a physicist with outstanding achievements in computat...
21 Dec 2021
Researchers crack the synthetic code of rare molecules sought after in drug development
A research team at Lund University in Sweden has succeeded in producing two molecules that are otherwise only formed by microorganisms from extremely contaminated wastewater in an ...
13 Dec 2021
Preparing for a changing landscape in first and second cycle education
After working in a kind of state of emergency for 18 months, Karin Hall is now looking towards the future. On the deputy dean’s wish-list is further development of education, reduc...
2 Dec 2021
The faculty announces four advantageous associate senior lectureships
The Faculty of Science wants to provide early-career researchers with an opportunity over a six-year period to develop a long-term research activity as well as qualify for promotio...
1 Dec 2021
Satellites to enable monitoring of carbon dioxide emissions
Researchers have developed a model that can calculate individual countries' carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuel burning using observations from space. The new results could b...
16 Nov 2021
Creating scope for cutting-edge research with an international impact
Several high-profile science researchers with major grants will be retiring in the next few years. In order to secure growth, the faculty, led by vice dean Anders Tunlid, is now in...
18 Oct 2021
New doctoral thesis questions dating of known lunar crater
Over one hundred million years ago, the impact of an asteroid on the moon formed the giant crater Tycho, which is visible from Earth. The date of this event is established as being...
18 Oct 2021
Analysis of 3.6 billion-year-old lake intensifies the search for life on Mars
Using 150 000 images from the Perseverance space rover, an international research team has studied the Western delta in Jezero crater, Mars, revealing evidence of deltas that advan...
24 Sep 2021
Astronomy researcher elected to the Young Academy of Sweden
Oscar Agertz, associate senior lecturer at the Department of Astronomy and Theoretical Physics, has been elected to the Young Academy of Sweden. Over the next five years he will wo...
22 Sep 2021
The faculty’s journey towards Science Village at Brunnshög
It is a catalyst that will modernise the Faculty of Science, both at Brunnshög and Sölvegatan. Dean Sven Lidin may have become “nearsighted, flabby and middle-aged” during his ten ...